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China Announces Major Phaseout of Single-Use Plastics

China, the world's No. 1 producer of plastic pollution, announced major plans to cut back on the sale and production of single-use plastics.


EcoWatch · 20 Jan 2020

Sydney Is Running out of Water as Bushfires Rage

Sydney's water shortage is a mounting problem as wildfires are predicted to gain in strength and intensity this weekend.

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EcoWatch · 16 Nov 2019

World's Largest Public Bank Ditches Oil and Coal in Victory for the Climate Movement

Climate activists celebrated Thursday the decision of the European Investment Bank to stop funding most oil and coal projects by 2021

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EcoWatch · 16 Nov 2019

Cuba’s Urban Farming Shows Way to Avoid Hunger​

Urban agriculture is sustainable over decades.

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EcoWatch · 13 Nov 2019

Massive Oil Spill Turns Brazil's Beaches Black, Kills Marine Life, Threatens Communities

"We do not know how much oil is yet to arrive. And it may last a long time."


EcoWatch · 6 Nov 2019

California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency as 180,000 Flee Kincade Fire

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency as "unprecedented high-wind events" fueled more than a dozen wildfires.

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EcoWatch · 29 Oct 2019

Scientists Show How Fossil Fuel Industry Deceived the Public About the Climate Crisis

An international group of scientists released a report today detailing how the fossil fuel industry actively campaigned to sow doubt about the clim...

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EcoWatch · 22 Oct 2019

41% of UK Species Have Declined Since 1970, Major Report Finds

"Most detailed report ever" on the state of the UK's wildlife.

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EcoWatch · 6 Oct 2019

Can Ginger and Turmeric Help Fight Pain and Sickness?

Ginger and turmeric are two of the most extensively studied ingredients in herbal medicine.


EcoWatch · 2 Oct 2019

Flooding Disrupts DC as Capital Receives Month’s Rain in 1 Hour

The Washington, DC region received a month's worth of rain in one hour Monday, leading to the most severe flooding in the area in recent years, The...

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EcoWatch · 11 Jul 2019

Planting Billions of Trees Is the 'Best Climate Change Solution Available Today,' Study Finds

Planting more than 500 billion trees could remove around 25 percent of existing carbon from the atmosphere, a new study has found.

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EcoWatch · 8 Jul 2019

Police Tear-Gas Climate Activists in Paris on 'Hottest Day in History of France'

French riot police tear-gassed climate protesters in Paris on Friday as the county sweltered under record heat.

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EcoWatch · 5 Jul 2019

'Social Breakdown and Outright Chaos': Civilization Headed for Collapse by 2050, New Climate Report Warns

"A high-end 2050 scenario finds a world in social breakdown and outright chaos. But a short window of opportunity exists for an emergency, global m...

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EcoWatch · 5 Jun 2019

Fast Fashion Is the Second Dirtiest Industry in the World, Next to Big Oil

By Glynis Sweeny“The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world ... second only to oil," the recipient of an environmental award...

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EcoWatch · 3 Jun 2019

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